The Reed Organ Society

The Reed Organ Society Inc. is an international organization with Headquarters currently located in Troy, New York. Current membership stands around 650. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in free reed instruments of whatever type, and includes collectors, restorers, performers, and the just plain "interested"...

The ROS publishes the ROS Bulletin four times each year, which contains articles of interest on all topics related to reed organs and harmoniums.

The ROS maintains a registry of extant instruments, a summary of which is published each year. We are in the process of making this material available by ftp; for the moment, the index of the ROSB since its inception is ftp-able and searchable. For instructions, send an e-mail message to

To obtain a membership application, write to the Membership Secretary,

                 James Quashnock
                 ROS Membership Secretary
                 3575 Hwy. 258 E
                 Wichita Falls, TX  76308-7037

Ask for a registration form if you have instrument(s) to add to the registry. The form may be freely copied as necessary.

Back issues of the quarterly Bulletin are available as long as the supply lasts: 1982-1986, $3.00 ea; 1987-1991, $4.00 ea; and 1992-1994 $5.00 ea. Send a check in the requisite amount made out to the Reed Organ Society, with your name, address and copies desired, to:

                 Carey Organ Company,
                 108 Jefferson St.
                 Troy NY 12180

they take care of the distribution.

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John K. Estell - 9 December 1998